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Favorite Quotes

I love quotes. Who doesn’t! Here are some of my favorite design-related quotes!   Sometimes magic is just someone spending more time on something than anyone else might reasonably expect. …

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Processing Day 14: Load Images

I’ve been experimenting with loading images into Processing recently and was able to load images on the keystroke. For the following example, click on the window with your mouse to …

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Processing Day 13: Breakthrough!

Working with the concept of sound and thinking about re-interpreting letterforms as sound, Arzu, one of my faculty members in the MFA Program and I had the idea to relate …

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Processing Day 12: Perlin Noise

Today in my lynda.com tutorial I learned about Perlin Noise. According to the Processing.org website, “Perlin noise is a random sequence generator producing a more natural, harmonic succession of numbers …

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Processing Day 9: THIS IS SO COOL

Ok, I’m totally nerding out. After my sketch from yesterday, I took two more seconds, wrote four more lines of code, and created THIS! INFOGRAPHICS CLASS Eat your HEART out! …

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Processing Day 7: Arrays

Today I started to watch the tutorials on arrays. I am sort of understanding them at this point, though I don’t think that I could write them on my own …

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Processing Day 6: Variables Part 2

Today I’ll show an example of another lesson about variables from the lynda.com tutorial I’ve been watching titled “Interactive Data Visualization with Processing” by Barton Paulson. In this particular example …

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Processing Day 5: Variables Part 1

Today I learned about variables in my lynda.com tutorial. According to Daniel Shiffman’s tutorial about object-oriented programming on Processing.org, variables are properties of an object. There are many different kinds …

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Processing Day 4: Curves

For today’s installment of Processing, I am including complex curves and bezier curves. Luckily having used Illustrator I understand the concept of Bezier curves, though I’m still not sure I …